1930’s

MAFA members leading Manchesters' emerging arts centre 1931 Members only exhibitions changed - anyone could submit work for the annual show. 1932 First...

1920’s

A number of MAFA artists become Royal Academicians. Influx of younger artists brought 'renewed energies' Several including Francis Dodd and Charles Tunnicliffe later became...

1919

Academy student L.S.Lowry exhibited for first time.

1914-1918

MAFA members appointed war artists Several members appointed official war artists. Annual exhibitions continued in spite of  'formidable logistics'.

1890’s

...and early 1900s Municipal Galleries throughout north west bought work for their new collections More artists travelling and working in Europe while continuing to show...